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By Chris Priestley. 2015
In the 1940s Harry and his mother receive some unexpected good news: they've inherited an old manor house on the… Suffolk coast. But the inheritance turns out to be nothing more than a cruel trick, and being there puts Harry in mortal danger. Indeed, he ends up in a battle with a supernatural enemy threatening more death and destruction even than Hitler. This is a high interest, low reading age book for reluctant readers with a reading age of 8+ and interest age of 8-12. This is a Bookbuzz 2017 title. 2015.
By Keith Gray. 2013
Toby is a murderer. That's what the ghost at the end of his bed tells him. Toby is taken back… in time to see the repercussions of his actions and unravel the series of events that led to the man's death. This is a high interest, low reading age book for reluctant readers with a reading age of 7+ and Interest age of 13+. 2013.
By Elizabeth Hathorn. 1996
By Richardo Keens-Douglas. 2004
Three magical tales retold for middle readers: enter the richly magical world of Tales from the Isle of Spice and… visit a bottomless lake where an enchanted princess lives; try your luck against the sinister woman who walks in moonlight stalking souls; catch a glimpse of the mysterious boy with an angelic face whose scarred body hides beneath the waves. Grades 3-6. Winner of the 2005 Golden Oak Award. 2004.
By Eric Walters. 2009
Slacker Edward fakes a learning disability to gain a special-education designation in school. But instead of lowering his parents' expectations,… Edward ends up working harder than ever. A high-interest, low-vocabulary book. Grades 5-8. 2009.
By Anthony McGowan. 2017
When Kenny and Nicky rescue a rook left for dead, Kenny is determined to keep it alive. Nicky doubts the… scruffy bird will make it, but then Nicky has plenty else to worry about – a school bully, his first love, and the fact that everything is about to go very, very wrong. This book is particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers with an interest age of 13+ and a reading age of 8+. Grades 2-4 and older readers. 2017.
By Iris Howden. 2003
Amy and Aneeta are best friends in their Design course. When they are asked to sew squares for a quilt… to hang in the town hall, they think it will be boring. But after local riots break out, the quilt takes on a new meaning. This book is part of the Livewire youth fiction series. Livewire youth fiction is a series of exciting stories about the issues, dramas and challenges of being young. They provide teenagers/adult interest level fiction and non-fiction for those with reading ages below 10, or adult students learning English as a second language. This is a high interest, low reading age book for reluctant readers with a reading age of 7+ and interest age of 11+. Grades K-3 and older readers. 2003.
By Chris Wooding. 2015
The Lazarus Serum can bring you back from the dead - but when you come back you've changed - you're… a Pale, an outcast. It's the last thing Jed wants, but an accident changes everything and Jed's forced to discover the true cost of living forever. This is a high interest, low reading age book for reluctant readers with a reading age of 7+ and interest age of 11+. Grades 2-4 and older readers. 2015.
By Alan Gibbons. 2008
The story of a boy's journey to becoming a professional footballer. Will the advice of 5 of Manchester United's greats… help him achieve his dream? Jimmy has always dreamed of becoming a pro footballer and gets one step closer when he's invited to go for a trial for the Man U Academy! A must for football fans everywhere. Summer Reading Challenge 2015. This is a high interest, low reading age book for reluctant readers with a reading age of 7+ and interest age of 9+. 2012, c2008.
By Prem Omkaro. 1988
Cat has always been curious and her summer job at the resort makes it easy to snoop. But this time,… Cat's snooping gets her in real trouble. Grades 5-8. High interest, low vocabulary book. Reading level, grade 3. Uncontracted braille. 1988. (Series Canada)
By Catherine Johnson. 2011
Sara and Mina have been best friends for years. So when Sara gets hold of some Tarot cards and suggests… they start telling fake fortunes Mina plays along. But soon Sara's predictions become all too accurate. This is a high interest, low reading age book for reluctant readers with a reading age of 7+ and interest age of 11+. Grades K-3. 2011.
By Alan Gibbons. 2010
A strange man takes a photo of Jimmy's family. As the camera flashes, Jimmy's parents vanish. The only clue is… a picture of his mum and dad screaming. Jimmy is alone. Nobody believes him. Is he going mad? Or can Jimmy find the man who took his parents from him and get them back? This is a high interest, low reading age book for reluctant readers with a reading age of 7+ and interest age of 9+. 2010.
By Mark Twain, Joanne Suter. 1999
From the age of eight, Roberta Bondar knew she wanted to be an astronaut. In January 1992 she made Canadian… history when she became the first Canadian woman, and first neurologist, to go into space on board Discovery. The story of her journey to become a leading astronaut is a fascinating tale of dedication, commitment, and courage. Grades 4-7. 2004.
By Maureen Jennings. 2010
1873, Nova Scotia. A storm has wrecked a ship on the shores of a fishing village, and people work bravely… to rescue the crew - but many die. When young Will Murdoch and the local priest examine the bodies, they discover gold and diamonds. They suspect that the shipwreck was not responsible for all the deaths. Some descriptions of violence. A high-interest, low-vocabulary book. 2010.
By Martyn Godfrey. 1984
When Marc sees an empty police car sitting at the side of the road, he knows that something is very… wrong. For junior and senior high readers. Reading level, grade 4. Grade I braille.
By Christopher Florentz. 1977
Set during the American Revolution. General Cornwallis questions Beth Ferguson about the Southbridge Spy. If she gives his name, she… will lose the man she loves. If she does not give his name, the British will hang her. Grade I braille. For junior high readers. 1977.
By Lisa Eisenberg. 1980
When the Sky Ride at the Superama Park collapses, Laura Brewster, an investigator for the Atco Insurance Company, is called.… Within hours, there is a murder directly linked to the accident. 1980. (Laura Brewster book)
By Anne Monaghan. 1986
In the early 1900s, Nellie McClung fought for women's rights, especially the right to vote. She was elected to the… Provincial Government of Alberta in 1921 and served for 5 years. Grade I braille. 1986. (Operation literacy series ; reading level C)
By Lorraine Devorski. 1986